Gemstones, Diamonds, Pearls -
My Shopping Cart My Account Gem Library
|Welcome to|Single Stones|Calibrated Stones|Pairs|Mix Lots|Closeouts|Carved Gems|lapidary and gemological tools and supplies|Gem Smart Search|
Home / Gem Library / Gemstones Varieties / Pollucite September 30, 2022

Natural Pollucite

Pollucite was discovered in 1846 and named after Pollux a brother of Helen of Troy in Greek mythology. It is the only mineral were cesium is the essential element. Gems are normally small and under 10cts. in size.

  • There are 5 Pollucite gemstones available at
  • Pollucite(s) are organized in the following categories: Single,  gemstones.
  • Our most expensive Pollucite is USD 342.65 and largest Pollucite weight is CTS 6.84.
  • Our cheapest Pollucite is USD 107.52 and smallest Pollucite weight is CTS 4.48.

Pollucite Profile

Color information: Colorless, white, gray, pale pink, blue.
Refractive Index: 1.518 - 1.525
Chemical Composition: (Cs,Na)2 (Al2 SI4) O12 - H2O
Hardness: 6.5 - 7.0
Density: 2.85 - 2.94
Crystal Group: Cubic
Ocurrence: Diego County CA, Middletown CT, USA; Manitoba, Canada; Elba, Italy; Finland; Kazakhstan; USSR; Karibib, Namibia; Molo, Myanmar.
Sign of the Zodiac: N/A
Month of the year: N/A
Pollucite forms in granite pegmatites as fine grained cubic crystals with vitreous to slightly greasy luster and conchoidal or brittle fracture. Inclusions are usually whitish, resembling spikes or balls or snowflakes. Pollucite is transparent and colorless and is remarkable as one of the few colorless gemstones with a single refractive index (1.52) between 1.50 and 1.70. Pollucite is a keenly collected gemstone species despite its unassuming appearance.

Looking for other Gemstones?

Search Gems by Color | Advance Search | Step-by-Step Search Wizard

Search for:
Search Site Gems
Enter keywords or item #. (i.e ruby or YDFG97a).
Shopping Cart: Empty

Pollucite range/
Pollucite Single
Pollucite Single Round Eye clean
Size: 12.30 X 12.30 MM
Weight: 6.230 CTS
Shape: Round
Clarity: Eye clean
Usually ships within 24 hours
USD 342.65
Add to Shopping Cart Save For Later

Pollucite Single
Pollucite Single Oval Slightly included
Size: 12.60 X 9.50 MM
Weight: 4.480 CTS
Shape: Oval
Clarity: Slightly included
Usually ships within 24 hours
USD 107.52
Add to Shopping Cart Save For Later

Gem Library/
Gems Legend and  Lore Gems Legend and Lore
Some of the latest of ways that gems have been associated with Birthstones and Signs of the Zodiac.
Understanding Gemstones Understanding Gemstones
Learn about Physical and Optical properties, color, clarity and cut of gemstones.
Gems Glossary Gems Glossary
Ever wonder what are "Blemish", "Luster", "Saturation" "Uniformity" or "Mine Run" means?
Reference and  Links Reference and Links
Recommended books and links to Gem, Jewelry&Mineral Magazines, Gem Institutes and Labs.

 Top of Page Need help?  

Gemstones for sale: Alexandrite, Garnet, Diamond, Opal, Spinel, Sapphire, Tourmaline, Tanzanite, Tsavorite,
Gemstones by Category: Calibrated, Carving, Closeout, Jewelry, Mixed Lot, Pair, Rough, Single, Best Sellers or Featured Gemstones.
Gemstone education: Colored Gemstones Guide, Gems Library, Gemstone Treatments, Gemstone Glossary, Gems and Astrology,

All Transactions secure by Thawte certificate - click here to validate Ebay Power Seller Gem Certification Various Shipping Options Major Credit Cards Accepted

All trademarks and logos shown herein are the property of their respective owners. © Copyright, 1998-2011. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of Return Policy, Privacy Policy and Trading Guarantee. Published and operated by David Wein Ltd. 32 Hollywood Road, Central, Hong Kong Island Hong Kong. Lost? Check site map or resources page.

Site design and maintenance by NetComposite ®.